Words bend our thinking to infinite paths of self-delusion, and the fact that
we spend most of our mental lives in
brain mansions built of words means
that we lack the objectivity necessary to
see the terrible distortion of reality
which language brings.
- Dan Simmons.
Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Damage
"I believe repair requires transformation, that the pristine is less beautiful than the broken, and the shape of us is impossible to see until it is fractured, till a wound like a crack runs its length. That’s how the light gets in "
The bird of the Hermes is my name, eating my wings to make me tame.
The Ripley Scroll: https://www.bowdoin.edu/faculty/akitch/pdf/ripley-scrolls.pdf